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Management Algorithm for Leaks Following Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
BackgroundLeak after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is a serious complication. No clear algorithm has been described for management.MethodsWe reviewed our prospective database for all leaksExpand
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The clinical diagnosis of chronic acalculous cholecystitis.
BACKGROUND Chronic acalculous cholecystitis (CAC), a diagnosis of exclusion, appears to be more common than was previously thought. We correlated the pathology with test results and response toExpand
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120-Day Comparative Analysis of Adhesion Grade and Quantity, Mesh Contraction, and Tissue Response to a Novel Omega-3 Fatty Acid Bioabsorbable Barrier Macroporous Mesh After Intraperitoneal Placement
Purpose. This study aimed to evaluate adhesion formation, mesh contraction, and tissue response to an omega-3 fatty acid barrier—coated lightweight polypropylene mesh (C-Qur) after intra-abdominalExpand
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Single-Stage Operative Management of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Leaks Without Endoscopic Stent Placement
BackgroundLeaks occur in 1.4–20 % (Bohdjalian et al., Obes. Surg. 20:535–540, 2010; Nocca et al., Obes Surg. 18:560–565, 2008; Stroh et al., 19:632–640, 2009; Aurora et al., Surg. Endosc.Expand
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Practices Concerning Revisional Bariatric Surgery: a Survey of 460 Surgeons
BackgroundThere is currently little evidence available on various aspects of Revisional Bariatric Surgery (RBS) and no published consensus amongst experts. The purpose of this study was to understandExpand
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Internal Hernia Following Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Prevention and Tips for Intra-operative Management
BackgroundLaparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) is considered the golden standard for bariatric surgery. However, the potential risk for internal hernia after LRYGB remains a significantExpand
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Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair: 5-mm port technique and alternative mesh insertion method.
R S o h a i A H 2 c c a n s c 3 c d w aparoscopic ventral hernia repair (LVHR) is becoming he preferred technique for repair of ventral hernias at any institutions. LVHR is associated with lowExpand
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Anemia and Bariatric Surgery: Results of a National French Survey on Administrative Data of 306,298 Consecutive Patients Between 2008 and 2016
Dear Professor Shikora (Editor in chief, Obesity Surgery), We read with great interest the recent study by Bailly et al. BAnemia and Bariatric Surgery: Results of a National French Survey onExpand
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Are results of bariatric surgery different in the Middle East? Early experience of an international bariatric surgery program and an ACS NSQIP outcomes comparison.
BACKGROUND Bariatric operations performed at the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute Abu Dhabi are submitted randomly from the entire surgery volume at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City to the AmericanExpand
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